How To Cut Strawberries

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Jim Davis from Harris Teeter demonstrates how to cut strawberries.

    Jim Davis: Hi! I'm Jim Davis for Harris Teeter. I'm going to show you now how to cut strawberries.

    How To Slice A StrawberryDon't cut off the top like a lot of people do where you lose so much berry. Use a little device called a tomato shark. We're going to slip it right down under the leaves of the strawberry, and pull right off like that. That way, we don't lose all that beautiful strawberry up at the top. That's how you take the core off at the top of strawberry.

    Now to slice it, we're just going to take our paring knife, and slice it lengthwise. If you decide, you want to slice it a different way for some reason; you can certainly slice it crosswise just as well, just like that. That's how you slice a strawberry.

    How To Chop A StrawberryWe're going to cut it first in half lengthwise, and then in half lengthwise again, and then we're just going to chop our strawberry. Then, if we want it a little finer, we just hold onto our knife and walk it across the berries a few times.

    So we're going to cut this berry again, and just put here to chop them. Then walk our knife, holding this end down with your left-hand, if you're right-handed. That's how you chop a strawberry.

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